Topkapi Palace Museum Library
There are approximately 13,450 manuscripts here in many different languages including Turkish, Persian, Arabic, Greek, Latin, Armenian, Serbian, Hebrew, and Syriac. There are also sample Ottoman calligraphy works and calligraphic tools such as reed pens, kalemdar, pen drawers, scissor’s, pen knifes (sharpeners), wooden cases for the Koran, lecterns, seals and maps. The library provides copy and print, microfilm, photograph and media services.
The Topkapi Palace (Tel: +90-212-512 0480) opens daily 09:00-17:00 except Saturdays & Sundays.
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Turkish Food Recipes
Raisin Sugar Cookies - Cakes & Cookies
Tea Time Pastry
Noah's Pudding Asure - Other Desserts
Saksuka - Fried Aubergine with Yogurt and Tomato Sauce - Vegetable Mezes
Milk Pudding or Muhallebi - Dairy Desserts
Aubergines Stuffed With Minced Beef - Red Meat Courses
Pepper Dolma with Olive Oil - Rice & Pasta Dishes